All About Hindustani Raga Music

Intermediate, Professional








by Dr. Arindam Bhattacharyya

22 Years Experience

Grade A artist of All India Radio, 2014. Gold Medalist from Rabindra Bharati University, 2002.

US $28.8 per class |

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Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

Based on the principles of pitch, rhythm, and harmony, Ragas are musical compositions capable of invoking multiple emotions. Do you too wish to equip yourself with the knowledge of the Ragas? These classes designed by the accomplished musician Arindam Bhattacharyya covers the concepts and technicalities that revolve around the Ragas. Students will also learn various types of Bandishes (compositions) and basic tips to perform on stage. 



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Teacher's Profile

Arindam Bhattacharyya

Dr. Arindam Bhattacharyya

Experience: 22 Years

From: India

  • Education


    Masters of Arts from Rabindra Bharati University,

    Ph.D from Rabindra Bharati University,

  • Work Details

    Work Details

    Classical/Light Vocalist, Tabla Player, Performer, Publisher - Music

About the Course

Ideal for intermediates and professional-level students, these classes cover the following concepts:

  • Introduction to the essential characteristics of ten Thaats and their classification
  • Understanding how Ragas are born from Thaats
  • Understanding the Hindustani Taal system with knowledge of Theka, Bol etc.
  • Understanding how to make Vistaar, different types of Sargams & Taans, and Tehais in a Raaga
  • Ragas with Bandishes in different Taals
  • Learning Taals such as Teentaal (16 Beats), Rupaktaal (7 Beats), Jhaptaal (10 Beats) and Ektaal (12 Beats)

About the Teacher: Arindam Bhattacharyya learned music from his father, Pandit Swaraj Bhattacharyya, the legendary Tabla maestro of Lucknow, Gharana. 

A highly diligent student of guru Pandit Ranjan Mukherjee, Arindam is a renowned musician, vocalist, and composer possessing a very rare background in Talim, in the tradition of Kotali Gharana and Patiala Gharana. 

Arindam has received many awards, including a Gold medal from Rabindra Bharati University; Nirod Baron Memorial Prize by R.B.U.; Sangitacharya Girijashankar Chakraborty Prize by R.B.U.; Acharya Uday Bhusan Bhattacharya Smrity Puraskar by R.B.U.; National Scholarship by Ministry of Tourism and Culture; Bijon Ghosh Dostidar Gold Medal by R.B.U., Govt. of India; National Scholarship by Ministry of Education, Govt. of India; Divisional Railway Manager’s Award as a coordinator of Divisional Cultural Association and many more. 

He is an ‘A’ Grade Artist of All India Radio (Kolkata) and Doordarshan (Kolkata) and has performed throughout India and abroad. Besides his proficiency in classical music, Arindam is also a promising music director and composer.



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Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

232 Online live sessions completed

232 Online live sessions completed

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Every individual

  • Has a unique learning style

  • Is at a different learning stage

  • Has a different voice texture, tonal quality and intonation

  • Has a different understanding of rhythm and melody

  • Has different breathing capabilities

  • And a different GOAL!

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Pay as you go - 2 classes at a  time

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